Non-Compliance Letters on the Way

Hospices who have failed to adhere to Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) will be receiving letters via the CASPER/QIES system starting July 9th. If you receive such a letter, your reimbursement for this coming fiscal year will be affected. Your

Hospice Care under Scrutiny

Over the past year, more than 60 cases of fraud have been reported to CMS regarding hospice providers.  One of the biggest complaints – and this has been stated by many home health agency owners – is hospices placing patients

Hospice Final Rule 2016

Hospice continues to see reimbursement levels increase.  For fiscal year 2016 (October 1, 2015 – September 30, 2016), hospice providers are going to be receiving an additional $160 million in reimbursement.  The increase in reimbursement has to do with the